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Voters Get Ready to Decide on Marijuana

Ballots went out today and Oregonians will be forced to decide the fate of marijuana laws in their state. Find ...

Making Her Passion a Livelihood

One of very few adult congenital heart defect survivors, one attorney shares her gift with marginalized Portland community members.

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Police reviews of police St. Johns disturbance ordered

The use of a Taser gun by Portland police to subdue a black teenager and the actions of police to ...

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When Justice Fails

Partnership for Safety and Justice leads a rally to raise awareness of the social and personal harm caused by policies ...

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Forum on Racial Disparities Law

A forum was held in Salem Tuesday aimed at educating lawmakers and members of the public about a new law ...

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Use of Force Settlement

Decision draws a positive response from the Albina Ministerial Alliance for Justice and Police Reform.

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Portland Responds to Ferguson

In response to the police shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Portland stage actress Chantal DeGroat hosted a Ferguson ...

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Trans Student Denied Housing

Jayce Marcus, a Portland student at George Fox University, is battling school administration for the right to be housed with ...

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Rewarding Bad Behavior in the Police Department

"Their decision shows insensitivity to those who have been victims of the Third Reich and their crimes against humanity as ...

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A Hidden History

Local residents are invited to hear PSU Black Studies professor Walidah Imarisha speak on the history of racism in Oregon ...

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Drug Courts Turn 15

For 15 years now, Clark County has operated seven Drug Courts under the heading of Therapeutic Specialty Courts. The accomplishments ...

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Street Fee Proposed

Portland city leaders announced plans Thursday for a new fee to fund street maintenance and traffic safety improvements. The proposal ...

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Same-sex couples raced to pick up marriage licenses and get married Monday after a federal judge struck down Oregon's voter-approved ...

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Fighting for the Innocent

Oregon is the last of the 50 states to adopt a project solely focused on reversing mishandled convictions.

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Marine Guilty in Harris’ Death

A military jury in Hawaii has recommended that a Marine who killed a Portland woman Ivanice 'Ivy' Harris in his ...